German literature II (LS) (2007/2008)

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Course code
4S00955
Name of lecturer
Peter Erwin Kofler
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-LIN/13 - GERMAN LITERATURE
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
II semestre dal Feb 18, 2008 al May 31, 2008.

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

The course aims at investigating the relationship between literature and the figurative arts, between verbal and iconic signs during the German 18th century.

Syllabus

Selection of readings from `Laokoon’: Winckelmann, Lessing, Heinse, Hirt, Goethe.

REFERENCES
- Helmut Pfotenhauer (ed): Frühklassizismus. Position und Opposition: Winckelmann, Mengs, Heinse (Frankfurt M.: 1995).
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Laokoon (Stuttgart: Reclam,1986).
- Wilhelm Heinse: Ardinghello und die glückseligen Inseln, (Stuttgart: Reclam, 1975).
- Aloys Hirt: Laokoon. In: Die Horen, 3. Jg., 10. Stück 1997, (Darmstadt: 1959), pp. 1-26.
- Johann Wolfgang Goethe: Über Laokoon, in: Id., Ästhetische Schriften 1771-1805, edited by Friedmar Apel, (Frankfurt M.: 1998), pp. 489-500.
Further references will be provided during the course.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral and in German language.

Teaching aids

Documents